Master

Computer Science
Cyber Security

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  • 4 Semesters
  • on campus
  • 120 ECTS
  • €800/Month
  • Full time
  • Fast track available

It's the IT topic of the 21st century! The Master's in Cyber Security at SRH turns you into an information security specialist with profound IT knowledge who knows how to plan and implement cyber security systems and measures in companies.

  • English
  • summer and winter semester
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Your course content
What you will learn

Our Master’s programme helps you become a cyber security specialist who does not only possess profound IT knowledge but also knows how to design and implement security systems and measures in different business environments.

You will learn about current topics such as Blockchain, DevSecOps as well as crypto currencies and receive a comprehensive education in the area of information security. In addition to expertise in security technologies, IT security management and data analysis, you will become familiar with business processes and organisational theory as well as with the legal challenges of data protection.

You also get to choose between:

  • 4 Semester / 2-year option, if you completed your previous bachelor's degree with an equivalent of 180 European credit points (ECTS) or if you have a 3-year Bachelor's degree (subject to assessment by our admissions team)
  • 3 Semester / 1.5-year option (Fast Track), if you completed your previous bachelor's degree with an equivalent of at least 210 European credit points (ECTS) or if you have at least a 3.5-year Bachelor's degree (subject to assessment by our admissions team)

Your career prospects
Our innovative approach that pays off

You will have the project management skills to implement IT security measures and the communication skills to educate colleagues and staff about potential cyber security risks in their daily work. Thanks to your business expertise and your range of soft skills, you will be a graduate that modern organisations are looking for.

Choose from the following career paths:

  • Management positions within risk analysis companies, public and financial institutions as well as central banks
  • IT consultant
  • Information security specialist
  • IT manager
Your choice
Your choice

2-year Master's or 1.5-year Master's (Fast Track)

We offer you the opportunity to complete your studies within 2 or 1.5 years. Choose between:

  • Do your Master's in 2 years (4 semesters): 1.5 years of academic studies + 6-month internship
  • Fast Track | Do your Master's in 1.5 years (3 semesters): 1.5 years of academic studies. For this Fast Track option you will need to have a relevant Bachelor's degree that is equivalent to 210 European credit points (ECTS) or at least 3.5 years of studies (subject to approval)
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It's about you
It's about you

Our study concept

Your studies are divided into 5-week blocks. During this time you focus on one IT-specific topic which you get to view from different angles. Thanks to this approach you can learn about real world challenges and strengthen the skills that employers are looking for.

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4 Semester option

4 Semester 120 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Advanced Data Technologies 5
  • Tools & Methods of Data Analysis 5
  • Software Development 5
  • Security Technologies 5
  • Penetration Testing 5
  • International Commercial Law 5
2. Semester
  • Cloud Solutions 5
  • Artificial Intelligence and Open Source Intelligence 5
  • Agile Project & Risk Management 5
  • Information Security Management Systems 5
  • IT Security Management & DevOps 5
  • IT Revision and Audit 5
3. Semester
  • Internship 30
4. Semester
  • Scientific Work 5
  • Cyber Security Management Project 5
  • Master's Thesis and Defence 20

3 Semester option | Fast Track

3 Semester 90 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Advanced Data Technologies 5
  • Tools & Methods of Data Analysis 5
  • Software Development 5
  • Security Technologies 5
  • Penetration Testing 5
  • International Commercial Law 5
2. Semester
  • Cloud Solutions 5
  • Artificial Intelligence and Open Source Intelligence 5
  • Agile Project & Risk Management 5
  • Information Security Management Systems 5
  • IT Security Management & DevOps 5
  • IT Revision and Audit 5
3. Semester
  • Scientific Work 5
  • Cyber Security Management Project 5
  • Master's Thesis and Defence 20
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Full-Flex Offer | For international students only

Are you worried that Covid-19 might affect your academic future? Are you facing visa delays and travel restrictions? Take advantage of our offer to start your studies in October 2021 in a virtual format and receive a reward!

Admission requirements
Our requirements

To submit your application, you will need the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a similar area of studies - please submit your certificates and your transcript of records. (If you don't have your bachelor's certificate yet, you can also hand it in later)
  • Not sure about the academic requirements? Check out our PreMaster programme
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation
  • Copy of your passport/ID

Here are our English language requirements:

  • Duolingo 95 Pts
  • TOEFL 87 ibt (direct entry)
  • TOEFL 79 - 86 ibt (with additional agreement)
  • TOEIC 785 (Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150)
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5 average - please see Language Centre guidelines if results differ 
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • FCE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points

You don't feel prepared yet? More information about the Academic English Preparation Course

Fees and Funding
Your tuition fees

Tuition fees

  • citizenship | EU/EEA (incl. Western Balkans, Switzerland): EUR 800 / month
  • citizenship | Non-EU/EEA: EUR 6450 / semester

The monthly/semester tuition fees remain the same for the entire duration of the study programme. 

An additional enrolment fee of EUR 500 (EU/EEA) / EUR 900 (non-EU/EEA) is to be paid once at the start of the programme.

Funding

Information on financing options & scholarships can be found here.

 

You can finance your studies through BAföG, student loans, education funds and scholarships. The possibilities vary according to nationality. You can find more information under Financing your studies. Our Student Advisory Service will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Application process and deadlines

We are happy to welcome you to our university. This is our application process:

  1. You submit your online application via the SRH application portal
  2. If you meet the admission requirements, we will invite you to a personal/phone interview
  3. If the interview is successful, you will receive an acceptance letter and the study contract
  4. You will sign the study contract and send it back to us
  5. You will pay the enrolment fee (all students) and – if you are a non-EU/non-EEA student - the 3-month deposit
  6. You will receive your letter of admission
  7. You take part in our Welcome Week and then you are good to go!
Preparatory semester
Preparatory semester

PreMaster programme

You wish to join one of our Computer Science programmes but you require some additional knowledge in certain subject areas? Take part in our preparatory semester for our Computer Science programmes and get prepared to enrol in your favourite Computer Science Master's programme at SRH Berlin!

Learn more about the Computer Science PreMaster programme
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  • You will take part in a step-by-step learning experience
  • You will study in small teams through practice-oriented tasks
  • You can concentrate on what is important in 5-week blocks
  • You will receive individual support from your lecturers
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